Forever Fest - Day 1

Forever Fest Branding

Greater Dandenong Council is excited to announce a new look to our annual Sustainability Festival, now re-branded as the 'Forever Fest' - 'Sustainable living for now and the future'. 

Forever Fest will run over nine days, with each day focusing on the eight themes of our Climate Emergency Strategy. 

With elements to suit all age groups and interests, Forever Fest has something for anyone. Every activity across the festival is free and accessible through various online platforms.

Make sure you select 'going' on our Facebook event page so you can stay up to date as we unveil the exciting program and share how you can get involved.
 

Day 1 Program

Note - Day 1 will be streamed at Springvale Community Hub where we will also be running in-person activities and stalls

9am - 9.45am - Launch of the Forever Fest/Sustainability Awards voting and #PlasticFreeCGD party launch. (Zoom and In-person)

9.45am - 9.55am - Dianne McGrath - Forever Fest ambassador (Zoom) 

There will be the opportunity to meet Dianne in person and get your photo on the day at Springvale Community Hub

9.55am - 10.20am -  Trash Puppets Workshop (Zoom and In-person)

10.20am - 10.50am - Charlotte Connell - Al Gore's Climate Reality Project Workshop (Zoom)

11.20am - 12.15pm - Zero-Waste cooking class with Alice Zaslavsky

12.15pm - 1.15pm - Local musician sets (Zoom)

1.15pm - 1.30pm - Festival ​​​​​​Wrap-Up for Day 1

Other in-person activities include:

  • Clothes swap - You can swap one item for another (we are accepting all sizes, accessories shoes, etc) and anything left over on the day will be donated to a local op-shop.
  • Plant-potting with Council's parks team
  • Animals of Oz Roving workshops
  • Bike n' Blend
  • Seed and seedling swap
  • Make your move pledge
  • Sustainable stall-holders
  • On-site #PlasticFreeCGD Cafe - we have 200 keep-cups to give-away on the day 

Download Day 1 Festival Documents 

What to bring checklist for Alice Zaslavksy's cooking class - 2MB

Registrations 

Registrations are not required for this event.

Location

Some sections of this program will be delivered online via Zoom. This is a live streamed event which is accessed via a link.  Select  the 'Zoom Sessions Link' button below.

Some sections of this program will be delivered in person at the location listed below.

Participants will require the following

For In-person events you will need

  • Contact details (Name, Email Address, Contact Number) to check-in on the day
  • Smart phones/Smart Devices to scan QR code (if you don't have access to these, there will be staff to check you in)
  • Face mask

All COVIDSafe guidelines will be fully met to ensure public safety for this event. All attendees will be checked via QR code. 

For Zoom events you will need

  • Computer, laptop, or smartphone.
  • Zoom link provided below
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Add to Calendar 2021-05-22 09:00:00 2021-05-22 09:00:00 Forever Fest - Day 1 Greater Dandenong Council is excited to announce a new look to our annual Sustainability Festival, now re-branded as the 'Forever Fest' - 'Sustainable living for now and the future'.  Forever Fest will run over nine days, with each day focusing on the eight themes of our Climate Emergency Strategy.  With elements to suit all age groups and interests, Forever Fest has something for anyone. Every activity across the festival is free and accessible through various online platforms. Make sure you select 'going' on our Facebook event page so you can stay up to date as we unveil the exciting program and share how you can get involved.   Day 1 Program Note - Day 1 will be streamed at Springvale Community Hub where we will also be running in-person activities and stalls 9am - 9.45am - Launch of the Forever Fest/Sustainability Awards voting and #PlasticFreeCGD party launch. (Zoom and In-person) 9.45am - 9.55am - Dianne McGrath - Forever Fest ambassador (Zoom)  There will be the opportunity to meet Dianne in person and get your photo on the day at Springvale Community Hub 9.55am - 10.20am -  Trash Puppets Workshop (Zoom and In-person) 10.20am - 10.50am - Charlotte Connell - Al Gore's Climate Reality Project Workshop (Zoom) 11.20am - 12.15pm - Zero-Waste cooking class with Alice Zaslavsky 12.15pm - 1.15pm - Local musician sets (Zoom) 1.15pm - 1.30pm - Festival ​​​​​​Wrap-Up for Day 1 Other in-person activities include: Clothes swap - You can swap one item for another (we are accepting all sizes, accessories shoes, etc) and anything left over on the day will be donated to a local op-shop. Plant-potting with Council's parks team Animals of Oz Roving workshops Bike n' Blend Seed and seedling swap Make your move pledge Sustainable stall-holders On-site #PlasticFreeCGD Cafe - we have 200 keep-cups to give-away on the day  Download Day 1 Festival Documents  What to bring checklist for Alice Zaslavksy's cooking class - 2MB Registrations  Registrations are not required for this event. Location Some sections of this program will be delivered online via Zoom. This is a live streamed event which is accessed via a link.  Select  the 'Zoom Sessions Link' button below. Some sections of this program will be delivered in person at the location listed below. Participants will require the following For In-person events you will need Contact details (Name, Email Address, Contact Number) to check-in on the day Smart phones/Smart Devices to scan QR code (if you don't have access to these, there will be staff to check you in) Face mask All COVIDSafe guidelines will be fully met to ensure public safety for this event. All attendees will be checked via QR code.  For Zoom events you will need Computer, laptop, or smartphone. Zoom link provided below field_contact_details 0 field_contact_details 0 Australia/Melbourne public

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